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Mississippi Farmers Market Holiday Open House

The Mississippi Farmers Market will host a Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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Trump, Acting AG Praise 'Project EJECT' Strategy as Jackson Homicides Surge

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker presented the Southern District of Mississippi's U.S. Attorney's Office with an award for the outstanding overall partnership/task force for its contentious violent crime-fighting program, Project EJECT.

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Belhaven Business Success Award, 'Imitation of Life' Exhibit at MSU and Millsaps at the Arts Center

Belhaven University gave John G. Davis Jr., executive director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services, its Business Success Award as part of the university's 2018 Alumni Awards reception on Friday, Nov. 2.

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Duane O'Neill

Duane O'Neill, who has served as president and chief executive officer of the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership for 25 years, stepped down from his position on Nov. 2.

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'One Lake' Could Mean 'Catastrophic Failure' of State-Owned Bridges

One day before public comment closed on the "One Lake" flood-control and development project proposed along the Pearl River, the Mississippi Department of Transportation sent a letter to the Rankin-Hinds Flood Control District attorney Keith Turner.

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Mississippi Leaders Set Initial Outline for State Budget

Top Mississippi lawmakers are setting an early and slightly diminished version of state budget recommendations for the coming year.

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Jeffery Simmons

People had high expectations for Jeffery Simmons as a five-star recruit out of Noxubee County High School.

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US Court Won't Reopen Lawsuit About Confederate-Themed Flag

A federal appeals court is not reviving a lawsuit that tried to block a Mississippi city from flying the state flag that includes the Confederate battle emblem.

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Michelle Obama's Name Added to JPS Early College Program

The Jackson Public School District named its Early College High School Program after former first lady Michelle Obama at its Dec. 4 board meeting.

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After Mississippi Stops, 2020 Presidential Candidates Emerge, Patrick Out

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick was among potential Democratic presidential candidates who recently campaigned for Mike Espy in Mississippi, but now says he will not run, even as others who visited seem to be moving toward a candidacy.

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'Between the Pines' Tackles Mississippi Sports History

When brothers Jon and Henry Wiener founded Bash Brothers Media, it seemed like a no-brainer to produce feature sports documentaries, Jon says.

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AP FACT CHECK: Entire Trump Tweet on Immigrant Aid is Wrong

President Donald Trump is spreading a false claim from supporters that people who are in the United States illegally receive more in federal assistance than the average American gets in Social Security benefits.

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Sex Offender Settles Suit, Averting Accusers' Testimony

A rich and politically connected money manager accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls reached a last-minute settlement Tuesday in a lawsuit, denying his alleged victims—for now, at least—the chance to testify against him.

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US Warns Russia it is Ready to Abandon Key Nuclear Pact

The United States warned Russia Tuesday it has 60 days to start complying with a landmark nuclear missile treaty or Washington will abandon the pact, raising concern about Europe's future security.

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Mueller to Detail Ex-NSA Flynn's Cooperation in Russia Probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller is set to give the first public insight into how much information President Donald Trump's former national security adviser has shared with prosecutors in the Russia investigation.

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Black Women Weigh Hyde-Smith's Win, Say Not 'Senator for All'

While Cindy Hyde-Smith made history as the first woman from Mississippi elected to Congress, it is hard for some black women to celebrate strictly on the basis of gender.

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EasyKale, Canopy Center of Excellence and Shrimp Basket Ridgeland

Foodboro, an online community for food and beverage startups and entrepreneurs, recently named Jackson-based EasyKale as Mississippi's representative on a list of must-watch startup companies in all 50 states.

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Buddy Guy

Baton Rouge, La., will honor blues legend and Louisiana native Buddy Guy during a ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 8.

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Jim Hood: Retirees Could Serve at Capitol Without Pension Hit

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood's office says retired state employees may serve in the Legislature while continuing to receive their government pension, if certain conditions are met.

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Jackson Woman Joins Dem Race for Governor; State Rep Exploring GOP Race

Next week, Velesha P. Williams plans to officially join the race to become the Democratic Party's gubernatorial nominee, she announced in a Nov. 29 press release.

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